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How could diabetes be a cause of polyhydramnios?

How could  diabetes be a cause of polyhydramnios?

High Sugars Cause It: If mom's blood sugar is high, the baby's is too. The same way high sugars cause an adult to urinate more, this high sugar. Causes the baby to make more urine, and the baby's urine is what makes up the amniotic fluid. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Pregnancy Rash (Definition)

PUPPPS, or pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, is a condition where the expectant mother develops ...Read more


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What causes polyhydramnios in gdm?

What causes polyhydramnios in gdm?

Fetal polyuria.: When the maternal blood sugar is elevated for prolonged periods of time, the sugar crosses over to the fetus and it cannot retain it in its kidneys, therefore profuse fetal glucosuria ensues. This leads to polyhydramnios. ...Read more

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What causes this polyhydramnios?

What causes this polyhydramnios?

Many things: Polyhydramnios (too much amniotic fluid around the fetus) may happen for several reasons. The most common reason is that the mother has gestational diabetes. Anything that prevents a fetus from swallowing amniotic fluid can also cause polyhydramnios, including structural problems in the baby's mouth or throat or stomach, or muscular or neurologic problems. We never find the cause of some cases. ...Read more

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What can cause Severe itching with no rash on arms and legs? I had PUPPPS when i was pregnant 6months ago, but this time there's no visible rash.

What can cause Severe itching with no rash on arms and legs? I had PUPPPS when i was pregnant 6months ago, but this time there's no visible rash.

Itching: Itching could be caused by dry skin, you may see any rash with that. Some blood cell abnormalities and kidney, liver dysfunction can also itching. Use humidifier and skin lotion frequently, if not better have examined and blood work done. ...Read more

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What is acute neonatal hydramnios?

What is acute neonatal hydramnios?

About the fetus: When the fetus is developing their is too much fluid in the uterine sac for fetal development. ...Read more

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How can I ease itchiness due to puppps?

How can I ease itchiness due to puppps?

Topical or oral meds: First try low-moderately potent topical corticosteroid creams, then oral antihistamines without drowsiness effects (e.g. Claritine, allegra) and finally oral steroids as last resort. If none of the above helps, then early delivery may be required (rarely), to relieve the maternal symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Lauren Phillips
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Excess Pregnancy Fluid (Definition)

Polyhydramnios is a condition where there is too much amniotic ...Read more